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Blues Brews and BBQ Snowshoe 2016

By on July 25, 2016

blues brews and bbq snowshoe 2016Back for its 12th year in 2016, the Blues Brews and bbq Snowshoe 2016 festival features great music, fantastic beers, and some of the best tasting barbecue you’ll ever have. This event is so big it takes two days to contain it. Starting on Friday, you can check out the craftsmen and vendors set up in the village area, attend a seminar on brewing, and enjoy live entertainment. The fun continues on Saturday, with more of the same with some special features, including a whiskey seminar and more wonderful live musical artists throughout the day. Entry even includes beer tasting and your very own tasting mug.

Come for the Music

This Blues Brews and bbq Snowshoe 2016 festival always features really great music performed live on both days of the event. Performances occur at scheduled times, making it easy to make sure you don’t miss the acts you wanted to see. Everything culminates with a final blues concert at the end of the night. Definitely worth staying for, the main act is sure to delight any music enthusiast whether you’re you love the blues or not.

Enjoy the Brews in Snowshoe WV

One of the best reasons to come out and join in the fun is the fantastic beer-tasting opportunity. Set up in the event tent, you can join in the tasting and experience the best regional microbrews in the area. You’ll have the chance to enjoy the fine offerings from local favorites like Northern Eagle Distributing, Mountain State Brewing, Flying Mouse Brewery, and many more.

blues brews and bbq snowshoe 2016Savor the BBQ at Blues Brews and BBQ Snowshoe 2016

Who doesn’t love some good barbecue? You’ll experience some of the best barbecue in the area with features including roasted hog, pulled pork, and all the traditional sides. You can feast on the barbecue throughout the event. If barbecue isn’t your thing, you don’t have to worry. Several other local vendors will be on hand with everything from pizza to cantina specialties.

The Blues Brews and bbq Snowshoe 2016 in Snowshoe WV didn’t make it 12 years without having a lot to offer. If you haven’t experienced this local tradition, make sure you make it out this year. The event continues to grow and was even named one of the top 20 events in the region. Its craftsmen and vendors offer hours of delightful shopping. The music keeps going all day to keep you entertained, and the food and beer are always worth the trip. You really will find something for everyone at this fun festival. For lodging, contact Mountaintop Condos.

Snowshoe WV Restaurants

By on December 24, 2014

Snowshoe WV RestaurantsFoxfire Grille – Their cuisine is well-known for fruit-wood smoked dishes served with home-made BBQ sauces. The special mouth-watering Paul Bunyon Steak adds an extra kick to the experience. Located in the Village, this tasty venue also features a full bar for apres ski and is considered one of the favorite BBQ Snowshoe WV restaurants. Typically open throughout the year, even during the summer months.

Old Spruce Café & Tavern – The traditional cafe features comfort food prepared with regional ingredients. Being a favorite hangout for local residents, the hearty soups, desserts and delicious sandwiches highlight freshness and delight. They also feature a number of bottled craft beers, as well as 3 rotating local brews on tap. Happy Hour starts every day at 4:30 PM.

Snowshoe WV RestaurantsCheat Mountain Pizza – This is the place to be for best pizza, salads and subs. Located near Highland House and Shaver’s Centre, Cheat Mountain pizza has the best atmosphere for fun dining. During certain times of the year, they will also provide delivery if you are staying near Snowshoe Village. Give them a call on (304) 572-5949 for details.

Snowshoe WV Junction – This Snowshoe WV restaurant has the most unique dining experience the village has to offer…taking you a step back in time. Enjoy your meal while learning the history of the region as depicted on the walls. Tons of old photos show the area as a leader in logging and railroading. The Junction also features a full bar and is a great place for apres’ ski.

Other Snowshoe WV restaurants close to Snowshoe Village include Pasta’s – a stone’s throw away from the top of the Ballhooter lift. Located in the lower level of Mountain Lodge, this hidden gem features Italian cuisine in an intimate, secluded atmosphere. The Waffle Cabin, which recently moved to the top of the Ballhooter lift, features delicious waffles made from scratch – and can be smelled from miles away!

Snowshoe WV RestaurantsLocated near Top of The World – near the Soaring Eagle Lodge – is South Mountain Grille. Featuring a contemporary setting, this newer Snowshoe WV restaurant features an eclectic menu which is regionally-inspired and locally-sourced (in season). Also onsite is the Eight Rivers Tap Room, with several local beers on tap. Conveniently situated on the free Snowshoe WV Shuttle route, the South Mountain Grille also features private dining and catering services. Hoot’s Bar & Grill is also located at Top of the World, and features live music and entertainment – another favorite hangout for apres’ ski…and conveniently located at the top of the Soaring Eagle Express high-speed chair-lift.

For slope-side cafeteria style dining, visit Shavers Center Food Court. Located near the top of Gandy Dancer, this Snowshoe WV restaurant features burgers, pizza, noodles, salads and much more. They also offer breakfast items such as sandwiches and buffet-style fare. Ski down to the bottom of the Basin and you will find The Boathouse. Located steps from the base of Ballhooter lift, The Boathouse deck overlooks scenic Shavers Lake, and is the perfect place to relax and recharge between runs. Grab a burger and a beer for lunch, and then hop back on the lift for more fun on the mountain.

Snowshoe WV RestaurantsOver at the Western Territory, you will find Arbuckle’s Cabin. The cabin is a welcome respite at the bottom of the longest two runs at Snowshoe Mountain.  It has a large outdoor sitting area with outstanding views of both Cupp Run and Shay’s Revenge, allowing for full view of the end-of-run spills, falls and yard sales.  Despite a limited food selection, the home made stew and chili are outstanding, as is their beer selection.

Located at the Silver Creek area is Misty’s Sports Bar and Grill. Misty’s is the perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and grab a quick bite before heading back to the slopes at Silver Creek (night skiing).  Misty’s is one of the few Snowshoe WV Restaurants that is open year round and features eight taps of craft and local brews during the winter season as well as live entertainment and karaoke on special nights.  Outfitted with multiple big screens, Misty’s is the place to be to watch the big game.

Let’s not forget that there are some wonderful Snowshoe WV Restaurants located off-mountain as well. Located near the entrance to Snowshoe is the Fiddle-head Restaurant. They feature great hamburgers, hand-cut french fries, pizzas, vegetarian options, salads and more! They also feature a full bar with WV craft beer on tap. Stop by for
live entertainment, with an open mic each Wednesday.

Twenty minutes away, you will find Elk River Inn. The Inn’s restaurant is known for its gourmet, health conscious menu and pub-style bar. Also a short drive from Snowshoe is Ellie Mays Old Mill Restaurant. Located at Elk Springs Resort, this fine dining establishment features a full bar, and is beautifully situated on the trout-filled Elk River.

Snowshoe WV music and arts festival

Blues and Brews – Snowshoe WV

By on July 30, 2014

Blues and BrewsSnowshoe’s Blues and Brews Festival is a much anticipated event that will be celebrating its eleventh year of operation. The activities takes place in Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia, and include a two-day event that will feature a number of different attractions. The dates for this year’s festival are Aug. 1 and 2, 2014.




The main concert begins at 3:30 in the afternoon on Aug. 1. During the first several hours of the concert it is possible to tour around the “Craft Village”, which is a network of large event tents filled full of vendors. The village features some of the best brews in the region, and it is possible to purchase craft beers that are not normally available in West Virginia. The area also has a strong focus on local culture, and many different kinds of locally-made brews are available.




It is also possible to attend a lecture given by Masterbrewer Matt Kwasniewski, who is the head brewer for Big Timber Brewing Company. The lecture discusses beer in general, how to enjoy beer, make brew at home, and things to be excited about in the brewing world. The lecture also features an open questions and answers forum.




Blues and BrewsThe second day of The Blues Brews & BBQ Festival begins at ten o’clock in the morning. This part of the event showcases the vendors at the craft village, and it is a good chance to just walk around and enjoy the scenery. At 1:30 in the afternoon the live music starts. The stage for the music is set up right next to the village, and it is possible to simply walk between the two areas. The first performer is the Fat Daddy Band. It is then followed up with King’s Court at 3:00, Billy Thompson Band at 4:45, Rusty White Band at 6:15, and is closed with Legendary Charlie Musselwhite at 8:30 at night. There is also a very nice firework show that starts at quarter to ten. The show is set to music played from the concert speakers, and the soundtrack is also played on the radio for persons who want to watch it outside of the event area.




The best way to get a ticket for the festival is to order online in advance. This is important as the show is based on a first come first served basis, and there are times when the concert plaza is filled to capacity. The tickets cost thirty dollars, and tickets sold on the same day as the festival are forty dollars. Each concert ticket is good for both days the event. A person needs to be over the age of twenty-one to enter both the village and the concert stage area. All persons much show legal proof of age when entering area.




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